Public Relations Account Executive, Technology – London, UK

Job Category: Corporate Communications Public Relations Client Servicing Earned Media Technology Strategic Communications
Job Type: Hybrid Flexi Hours Full Time
Job Location: London United Kingdom

 Job Purpose           

To act as the key tactician of each team, demonstrating ownership of projects and account work, strong follow- through and the ability to work independently.  Candidates should have some experience and a passion for working with clients in the technology sector (B2B/B2C).


Moving into an AE role is the first step to management at the agency. The AE will begin to help manage junior team members, teach new team members the systems and protocols of assigned clients and agency life. This role is also the first step in client accountability. The AE actively researches and pitches to secure content opportunities and build relationships. They are immersed in client industries, actively sharing insights and trends to support strategic thinking across the team. An emphasis is also placed on strong writing skills at this level.


Together with their colleagues, the AE ensures admin, lists and reporting are complete before sharing senior team members. They also become more actively engaged in the new business process. The AE supports with industry research, media/influencer targets, creative ideation and deck development as part of the new business process. Regardless of industry experience, the AE is expected to work on all opportunities.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global integrated communications agency with a client base of leading consumer brand, technology and business services clients. They strive for best-in-class campaign delivery, and they have a reputation for creating and delivering effective, cutting-edge marketing strategies for our clients.


 Duties and Responsibilities          

  • Actively pitches media/influencers to secure client content opportunities, leveraging established relationships
  • Regularly meet with media/influencers in-person for effective relationship building
  • Maintains ongoing knowledge of the communications industry and media activity, and actively shares with team and clients, as appropriate
  • Drafts materials, client recommendations, award / executive speaking submissions, and by-lines effectively and efficiently
  • Develops story angles, both planned and reactive, on behalf of clients
  • Demonstrates solid working knowledge of clients, products, competitors, industry sector, etc.
  • Supports event logistics and execution, including on-site presence for team and client
  • Manages time and projects well, meeting all objectives and deadlines
  • Closely supports supervising colleagues
  • Assists with supervision of interns and account coordinators
  • Serves as the primary day-to-day contact for smaller accounts
  • Oversees preparation and compilation of client and industry reports
  • Conducts research on behalf of clients and the agency. Competent user of Critical Mention, Sysomos, BrandWatch, Fifty and other online research and monitoring tools
  • Reviews media/influencer lists and written materials from junior team members before sending to managers for approval
  • Maintains client speakers bureau, awards, tradeshow schedule and programme (researching appropriate opportunities, presenting to team and client, tracking deadlines, etc.)
  • Competency around influencer and digital/social programmes
  • Maintains excellent communication with team and client
  • Supports office management and organisation, as needed (i.e., weekly supply orders, liaising with vendors, etc.)
  • Takes direction well and follows through with limited supervision



  • Prior experience working in a communications industry such as public relations, journalism, corporate communications or with a relevant marketing services agency
  • Excellent writer
  • Established media/influencer relationships
  • Event and tradeshow experience
  • Experience in managing speakers bureau, awards and conference programmes
  • Ability to prioritise workload, demonstrate effective time management skills
  • Strong communicator with team, client and media/influencers, both written and verbal
  • Thinks strategically and demonstrates creative thinking
  • Self-motivated with a relentless attention to detail and an effective multi-tasker
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Teams and Excel
  • Skilled in social media and influencer programmes
  • Enjoys working in collaborative, cross-office, team environment.



BENEFITS INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:                                                                                                                             

  • Unlimited PTO – Employees can take the time they need to refresh and restore without having to worry about accruing holiday. There is also the opportunity to take days for your birthday, wedding, bereavement, wellness etc
  • Wellness Hours – Take 2 hours to either come in later, leave earlier or take a long lunch to exercise physically or mentally.
  • Private Health, Vision and Dental Insurance – Full health, dental and vision coverage for all full- time UK employees. Discounted gym memberships are also available. Option to add dependents. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme – A 24-hour confidential helpline and access to their app which offers resources and online support.
  • Office Transfers – Employees who have been with us for 1 year and a strong performance record can request to move to another office in either Europe, USA or Asia.
  • Summer Fridays – Leave the office at 3pm on Fridays between May and August.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Season Ticket Loan 
  • Mobile Phone Reimbursement – a fixed £50.00 per month to use towards monthly mobile costs 
  • Life Insurance – automatically covered for 3x your salary when you join
  • Workplace pension – a matched 4.5% contribution rate once you’ve been employed for 3 months
  • Maternity Leave – 20 weeks full pay
  • Free access to wellness perks like subscription to the Calm app
  • After 5 years of employment there is the opportunity to take a 1 month paid sabbatical


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